IIC And Agroindustrias San Jacinto, S.A.A. Sign Financial Consulting Services Agreement

03/18/2007

Guatemala City, Guatemala – On March 19, 2007, the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and Agroindustrias San Jacinto, S.A.A. (AISJ) signed a financial consulting services agreement during the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IIC.

The purpose of the agreement is to support Agroindustrias San Jacinto, S.A.A. in mobilizing resources from international institutions that may be interested in participating in a possible B loan from the IIC.

Mr. Carlos Alberto Andrade Villar, Chief Executive Officer, and Mr. Francisco Javier Picasso Candamo, Director and Principal Shareholder, signed for AISJ. Mr. Jacques Rogozinski, General Manager, signed for the Inter-American Investment Corporation.

The Inter-American Investment Corporation is a multilateral financial institution that is part of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. It provides financing (in the form of equity investments, loans, guarantees, and other instruments) and advisory services to private enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IIC's mission is to promote the economic development of its regional member countries by stimulating the establishment, expansion, and modernization of private enterprises, particularly those that are small and medium in size. For more information on the IIC's activities, please visit www.iic.int.

Contact: Jacques Rogozinski

Telephone: (202) 623-3901

Email: sylviasz@iadb.org